Development

Expert group meeting on population distribution, urbanization, internal migration and development

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on population distribution, urbanization, internal migration and development. The meeting was held at the United Nations in New York from 21 to 23 January 2008.

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Expert group meeting on international migration and development in Asia and the Pacific

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on international migration and development in Asia and the Pacific. The meeting was held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand from 20 to 21 September 2008.

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Expert group meeting on health, mortality and development

Overview

The purpose of the meeting was twofold. First, in preparation for the forty-third session of the Commission on Population and Development, the meeting brought together experts and officials of inter-governmental organizations to discuss the challenges in combating the major causes of death and improving health, including consideration of how to strengthen health systems.

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Expert group meeting on the post-2015 era: Implications for the global research agenda on population and development

Overview

“The post-2015 era: Implications for the global research agenda on population and development” expert group meeting will identify and discuss research priorities on population and development that merit global attention in the next 15 years. The meeting will bring together researchers and academics, experts from Governments and international organizations, as well as representatives from donors and civil society.

There will be six substantive panel discussions and common questions to be addressed in each panel are:

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Briefing on organizational matters, logistics and NGO participation for the fifty-second session of the Commission on Population and Development

The Chair-designate of the Commission on Population and Development, His Excellency Mr. E. Courtenay Rattray (Jamaica), will hold a briefing on organizational matters, logistics and NGO participation for the fifty-second session of the Commission. All interested members of delegations, representatives of non-governmental organizations and Secretariat staff are invited to attend.

Provisional agenda

  • Opening Remarks

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Mid-term review of the Asian and Pacific declaration on population and development

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